The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 73 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.78% 2.11% 4.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 4.72% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 36
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
WCF
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
335 339 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 51.94% 44.66% 51.71%
Number of salaries quoted 299 286 438
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region.

WCF Salary Trend in Oxford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
6 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (50.00%) MVC
7 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (33.33%) jQuery
8 4 (33.33%) Web Development
8 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 4 (33.33%) WPF
8 4 (33.33%) LINQ
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (33.33%) Ruby
8 4 (33.33%) CSS
8 4 (33.33%) C
8 4 (33.33%) HTML
9 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (25.00%) IIS
9 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (25.00%) HTML5
9 3 (25.00%) CSS3
10 2 (16.67%) MVVM
10 2 (16.67%) DevExpress

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) .NET Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 9 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (41.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
6 3 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (25.00%) HTML Developer
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (16.67%) C# WCF Developer
7 2 (16.67%) WCF Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) LINQ
3 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (33.33%) WPF
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) MVVM
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (33.33%) C
5 4 (33.33%) Ruby
6 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) DevExpress